|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 4: The Confidential Reasons for the Appearance of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 4.275
apāraḿ kasyāpi praṇayi-jana-vṛndasya kutukī
rasa-stomaḿ hṛtvā madhuram upabhoktuḿ kam api yaḥ
rucaḿ svām āvavre dyutim iha tadīyāḿ prakaṭayan
sa devaś caitanyākṛtir atitarāḿ naḥ kṛpayatu
apāram — boundless; kasya api — of someone; praṇayi-jana-vṛndasya — of the multitude of lovers; kutukī — one who is curious; rasa-stomam — the group of mellows; hṛtvā — stealing; madhuram — sweet; upabhoktum — to enjoy; kam api — some; yaḥ — who; rucam — luster; svām — own; āvavre — covered; dyutim — luster; iha — here; tadīyām — related to Him; prakaṭayan — manifesting; saḥ — He; devaḥ — the Supreme Personality of Godhead; caitanya-ākṛtiḥ — having the form of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu; atitarām — greatly; naḥ — unto us; kṛpayatu — may He show His mercy.
"Lord Kṛṣṇa desired to taste the limitless nectarean mellows of the love possessed by one of His multitude of loving damsels [Śrī Rādhā], and so He has assumed the form of Lord Caitanya. He has tasted that love while hiding His own dark complexion with Her effulgent yellow color. May that Lord Caitanya confer upon us His grace."
This is the third verse of the second Caitanyāṣṭaka of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī's Stava-mālā.
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